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Niferex-150

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/15/2008
Drug Description

Niferex ® -150 Capsules
(ferrous asparto glycinate and polysaccharide iron) Complex

DESCRIPTION

Supplement Facts
Serving Size 1 Capsule

  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Iron (elemental)
(33% as Sumalate™† and 67% as polysaccharide iron complex)
150 mg 833%
Vitamin C from Ester-C ®
(81% and 1% of Ester-C ® as ascorbic acid and threonic acid)
50 mg 56%
Succinic acid 50 mg *
* Daily Value not established

Other ingredients: Malic acid, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, gelatin, titanium dioxide, D&C Yellow No. 10, D&C Red No. 28, FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Blue No.1, and pharmaceutical glaze.

† Sumalate" (ferrous asparto glycinate) is a trademark of Albion International, Inc., Clearfield, Utah. U.S. Patent Pending.

‡ Ester-C® is a patented pharmaceutical grade material consisting of calcium ascorbate and calcium threonate. Ester-C® is a licensed trademark of Zila Nutraceuticals, Inc.

For Consumers

What are the possible side effects of ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Ferrex 150 Plus, Fe-Tinic 150, Niferex-150)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever;
  • severe lower back pain;
  • painful or difficult urination;
  • blood in your urine; or
  • black or dark stools.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • stomach upset;
  • nausea or...
Indications & Dosage

INDICATIONS

No information provided.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Directions: Adults take 1 or 2 capsules daily, or as directed by a physician.

HOW SUPPLIED

NDC 64011-163-26 - 90 Capsules

Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30° C (59°-86°F).

Mktd. by Ther-Rx Corp., St. Louis, MO 63044. 05/06

Side Effects & Drug Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

No information provided.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

No information provided.

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Warnings & Precautions

WARNINGS

Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

Iron is best absorbed on an empty stomach; however, occasional gastrointestional discomfort (such as nausea) may be minimized by taking with meals. Iron-containing medication may occasionally cause black stools, constipation, or diarrhea, which is usually transient and self-limiting.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

This package is tamper evident. Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is missing or damaged.

PRECAUTIONS

No information provided.

Overdosage & Contraindications

OVERDOSE

No information provided.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

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Clinical Pharmacology

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

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Medication Guide

PATIENT INFORMATION

No information provided. Please refer to the WARNINGS section.

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